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Ref no:
HGH15626
Published:
28/11/2023
Closes:
11/12/2023
Location:
The Orchard 47 Broom Drive Inverness, IV2 4EQ
Salary:
£18,137 - £22,596 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
22.5 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Learning Disabilities Staff Nurse
Location: The Orchard, Inverness
Hours: 22.5 Hours Per Week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £18,137 - £22,598 p.a. (£30,229 – £37,664 pro rata)

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Details: Shirley Jack Tel: 01463 644423

Job Purpose: To work in partnership with the multidisciplinary team to deliver a high standard of care to Children and Families affected by Disability – both Learning and Physical, in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct, local and national health and safety legislation and Highland Council Policies and Procedures.

In the absence of the Manager, Depute or Senior Nurse, takes charge of the Orchard ensuring safe, effective running of the Unit. To develop own clinical experience and be responsible for the teaching, supervision and, when applicable, assessment of nursing students.

To work in partnership with the multidisciplinary team to deliver a high standard of care to Children and Families affected by Disability – both Learning and Physical, in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct, local and national health and safety legislation and Highland Council Policies and Procedures.

In the absence of the Manager, Depute or Senior Nurse, takes charge of the Orchard ensuring safe, effective running of the Unit.

To develop own clinical experience and be responsible for the teaching, supervision and, when applicable, assessment of nursing students.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support HR Hub C&L Tel: 01349 868640 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

The Highland Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve. We champion diversity, inclusion and well being within the workplace.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Prior to confirming appointment, we will require successful candidates to become members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

Short listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Requirements

Nursing qualification in Learning Disabilities, Paediatrics or Adult.

Significant recent experience in Learning Disabilities.

Evidence of continuing professional development.

Able to work without supervision.

Good interpersonal, time management and teaching skills.

Awareness of current professional nursing issues, legislation and GIRFEC

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